UPDATE 2-MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi Arabia, Egypt move little as Iran talks drag on

April 1, 2015 9:05 AM

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DUBAI, April 1 (Reuters) - Stock markets in Saudi Arabia and Egypt moved very little in early trade on Wednesday as talks on Iran's nuclear programme continued past the Tuesday deadline.

Oil prices edged lower amid speculation that a last-minute deal over Iran's nuclear programme would be reached that could allow more Iranian crude onto world markets. Brent was down 0.2 percent and U.S. oil fell 0.8 percent.

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